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Koss Portable Isolation Earbud (Black)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews of Koss Portable Isolation Earbud (Black). The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Opinions about the usability and comfort are overall positive. The noise isolation and sound also get good opinions, whereas many are critical about the durability and portability.

bass quality, sound, noise isolation, comfort, usability

portability, durability

On average, users rate this product 90/100 and experts rate this product 60/100.

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Expert review by: Jasmine France (

Koss Portable Isolation Earbud (Black)


Koss earbuds don't have the most outstanding history on CNET, but they haven't utterly failed either. Still, they have tended toward the middle of the road, which isn't bad considering their low price point. Now, Koss has made a brief departure from...

The Koss KEB/79 offers a handy modular cable that allows the user to select length, and Koss includes a carrying pouch. The headphones offer warm mids and decent clarity, causing certain types of music to shine. Bass response is good, but only if you...

The cable of the Koss KEB/79 is tangle-prone and thin, causing concern for durability, and the weight of the inline mute button and modular connection tends to pull the left earbud out. Some users will have issues getting an effective seal with the...

There are better earbud options in the $100 price range, but the Koss KEB/79 offers a couple of interesting features that may appeal to some users. Plus, they offer good sound--if you can get a proper fit.

Jul, 2007

Consumer review by: pugpuppydude (

"Exceeded expectations"


While researching these headphones i noticed they did not score very good ratings but i bought them anyways, as they were Koss's best earbuds and you can't go wrong with Koss's lifetime guarantee. Overall these headphones are amazing! The sound is...

Amazing solid and crisp bass, awesome sound quality in all volumes, nice cord features, good sound isolation and fit.

mute button drags on left earbud, can be fixed with creativity.

Aug, 2008